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Thursday, July 29, 2021


New OPP detachment nears completion

With a full board comprised of Chris Fisher, Daniel Gagné, Rachelle Laflèche, Denis Sénécal, Roch St-Louis and secretary Mélanie Hébert, the new team of...

Bear visits Sturgeon Falls, leaves safely

A curious black bear kept West Nipissing police quite busy on June 10, taking officers on a two-plus hour tour around town before returning...

WN Pride builds on success, brings even more awareness in second year

For the second year, Pride is being celebrated in West Nipissing. West Nipissing Council unanimously proclaimed June as Gay Pride month after a presentation...

Woman found dead, tenants displaced after horrific fire

A horrific fire in a Fourth Street house converted into four apartments took the life of one woman and displaced the remaining tenants. The...

Local weightlifter crushes international competition

Local weightlifter Sylvie Guénette has taken part in competitions all over the map – Kelowna, B.C.; Gaspé, Que.; Barcelona, Spain – but it was...

Two local artists featured in joint exhibit

A little thing like a pandemic can’t stop the creative impulse. Two artists from Sturgeon Falls, Ashley Guenette and Michel Gervais, found themselves presenting...

COVID update: schools closed until fall

West Nipissing students won’t be returning to classrooms this year, after the Ontario government announced remote learning would continue for the duration of the...

Serving up some colourful art

A bit of whimsy, a bit of camp, a bit of 50’s and 60’s poster art - another colourful mural has gone up in...

WN Council Briefs: $50,000 for CT Scanner approved

CT scanner gets one-time funding West Nipissing council approved a one-time $50,000 contribution toward the operation of the West Nipissing General Hospital’s new CT scanner,...

Housing market soars, creating both opportunity and strife

Housing prices, the cost of building supplies, evictions, homelessness, COVID-19 — they are all related. West Nipissing is experiencing one of the hottest housing...
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